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A new system of chemical philosophy


Published 1808
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Imprint varies: v. 1, pt. 2: Printed by Russell & Allen ..., 1810; v. 2, pt. 1: Printed by the executors of S. Russell for George Wilson, ... London, 1827

No more published after v. 2, pt. 1

Signatures: v. 1, pt. 1: piA-2D2E²; v. 1, pt. 2: piA-2T2U²; v. 2, pt. 1: pi2pi²A-2X

Pagination: v. 1, pt. 1: vi, [2], 220 p., plates numbered 1-4; v. 1, pt. 2: [8], 221- 560 p., plates numbered 5-8; v. 2, pt. 1: xii, 228, 297-357, [3] p. ( p. viii misnumbered vi; numbers 289-296 omitted)

The plates are signed: Slack sc

Directions to the binder: v. 1, pt. 1, p. 220

Publisher's advertisements listing books, essays, &c. by the same author: v. 2, pt. 1, p. [358]-[360]

Includes bibliographical references

Dibner Library. Heralds of Science (1980 ed.)

SCDIRB has two copies (1 complete, and 1 incomplete)

SCDIRB c. 1 has v. 1, pt. 1 (39088000885665), v. 1, pt. 2 (39088000885673), and v. 2, pt. 1 (39088000885681), with call number QD151 .D15 1808

SCDIRB c. 1 has bookplates: 1. (v. 1, pt. 1-2) Mr. T. Scattergood [apparently Thomas Scattergood, 1826-1900, M.R.C.S, L.S.A, dean of the medical department at the Yorkshire College, surgeon, and genealogist who wrote articles for the Dictionary of national biography (signing them as "T. S-D."); identified from an obituary in the London Times]; 2. Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Herald of Science no. 44. The illegible autograph or other inscription of a former owner[s] appears faintly on the title leaves, as though it had been washed or bleached from the paper

SCDIRB c. 1 has the Burndy Library's accession card in Dibner Library file for "part 3 [i.e. v. 2, pt. 1] ... bought at Low, 1943, for 26."

SCDIRB c. 1 has tipped in on the front free endpaper of v. 1, pt. 1-2: a handwritten presentation note ([1] p.) from Scattergood on note-paper engraved with the address "41 Park Square, Leeds," addressed to "Dr. Thorpe F.R.S" and dated Oct. 18, [18]80. The recipient was presumably the British chemist, Thomas Edward Thorpe (1845-1925)

SCDIRB c. 1 of v. 1, pt. 1-2 has old tree-stained full leather bindings with gilt-tooled spines; re-backed. SCDIRB c. 1 of v. 2, pt. 1 has [the original?] black cloth binding with printed leather spine label. The three parts are housed together in a later brown cloth-covered box with gilt-lettered spine label. A group of 7 booksellers' citations for this publication has been clipped together and laid in the box

SCDIRB c. 2 is incomplete, with v. 2, pt. 1 only (39088006808182); call number QD28 .D15X 1808. The final leaf of bookseller's advertisements (p. [359]-[360]) is wanting

SCDIRB c. 2 of v. 2, pt. 1 is stamped on half title: U.S.N. Observatory & Hydrographical Office

SCDIRB c. 2 of v. 2, pt. 1 has a later green buckram libary binding with gilt-lettered spine


Volume v. 1; pt. 2
Publisher Manchester : Printed by S. Russell ... for R. Bickerstaff, ... London
Pages 368
Possible copyright status Not in copyright. The Library knows of no copyright restrictions on this item.
Language English
Call number 39088000885673
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection smithsonian
Notes No copyright page found.

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